Indoor track

The indoor track at the rec complex is free to use from May to October. From November to April it's a mix of free and paid use.

Our indoor track is located at the Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex, on the second floor inside the Sunlife Financial Arena. There are change rooms and coin-operated lockers located nearby. The four lane track is a low impact rubber surface that runs in an oval.


The track is open Monday to Friday from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. and Saturday/Sunday from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Check our cancellations page to make sure the track will be open for your visit.

May 1 to October 31 schedule

Free public use from:
6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Monday to Friday
6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Saturday to Sunday

Lane distances

  • 4.25 laps around the inside lane = 1km
  • 4.15 laps around the middle lane = 1km
  • 4 laps around the outside lane = 1km

Track rules

  • no texting while on the track
  • lanes are designated for your safety and track direction must always be counterclockwise
  • the two inside lanes are for walking, the third lane is for jogging, fourth lane is for running only
  • do not walk more than two abreast at any time
  • jog and run lanes are single file only
  • always pass on the outside lane
  • warm up/cool down takes place on east side of the building in lanes five/six (the outer two sprint lanes)
  • do not stand on the oval lane markings on the track
  • strollers are permitted in walking lanes only
  • the track is a scent free zone and no pets are permitted, with the exception of service animals
  • no spitting or spouting of water
  • running shoes and spike shoes up to 5 mm are the only acceptable footwear
  • no equipment allowed on the track with the exception of walking poles
  • if you own a business and would like to use the track with a client, contact us at 519-886-1177 x 27270